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Telephone
0330 123 2523
Address
Cornwall College St Austell Tregonissey Road St Austell Cornwall PL25 4Dj
Email
enquiries@cornwall.ac.uk
Opening Hours
8:30 - 17:00

Cornwall College St Austell

We offer one of the widest ranges of vocational courses from Acting to Visual Art to Catering and Construction, with all subject areas located in dedicated learning environments, giving you focused quality training with industry led programmes to deliver key skills. 

At Cornwall College St Austell our specialist courses will give you the right environment to explore, discover and progress.  Whether you are interested in catering, hairdressing, construction or media; our highly practical courses are designed to allow you to grow in confidence and ability, giving you the chance to progress to University study or employment. 

As well as full-time courses, we also offer apprenticeships across a wide range of subjects and we also provide professional qualifications for people looking to enhance their career prospects and aspirations. 

Please notify us in advance if you are unable to attend college via our Absence Form

  Featured Courses

Introduction to Fish Preparation and Cookery

No Qualification • Part-time • Cornwall College St Austell


Fillet, prepare, serve, and taste delicious dishes suitable for any bistro or café bar and grill. This course guides you through the quality points of fish, filleting, portioning, cooking techniques and flavour combinations. You will produce salted cod fritter with garlic aioli(appetiser) mackerel fillets with beetroot and apple (Starter), & pan-fried hake with spring vegetable nage (broth) (Main Course). This course will run from 9:00 - 15:30 and there will be a £15 fee for materials

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Dental Nursing Advanced Apprenticeship

Level 3 • Distance Learning • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


From a general check-up to root canal work, as a dental nurse you will be required to have a reassuring and caring nature as it will be your job to look after the patients. You will also need great communication and organisational skills as you will be responsible for looking after the equipment and maintaining high levels of cleanliness. Successful completion of the course will enable you to become a qualified dental nurse and register with the General Dental Council. New apprenticeship standards are being introduced to focus skills training more on specific career roles within industry. These government changes mean the apprenticeship skills development programme is written with employers ensuring you are much more work ready for a specific role by the time you complete your training. You will be required to attend college on 1 day per week. An essential element of the programme is that you must achieve the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (City and Guilds), which consists of a portfolio of evidence and observations of you working in the dental practice by an assessor, plus four exams. You can expect your employer to give you all the hands-on practical experience you need to become a fully qualified dental nurse. You will need great communication and organisational skills, plus a caring manner to succeed in this industry.

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Vehicle Service Technician Diploma

Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


This course is a perfect progression from the Level 1 Diploma in Light Vehicle Maintenance Technician and develops existing knowledge by examining the components of vehicle servicing in more detail, preparing you with an advanced skillset necessary for success in a fast-moving and dynamic industry. The Vehicle Service Technician Diploma Level 2 involves both practical workshop activity and theory sessions, making it the perfect course for you if you enjoy hands-on work and getting stuck in, and would like to develop an advanced knowledge of the automotive industry. You will: Study health and safety, tools and materials, automotive job roles, batteries, wheels, tyres, brakes, exhaust systems and associated systems Use the latest equipment and vehicles in a realistic, industry standard environment Develop soft skills, such as communication and employer expectations, to prepare you for the industry Have opportunities for work experience alongside your studies Gain the practical skills needed to complete your GCSE English and Maths Gain a broad knowledge and understanding of health and safety in the workplace and other skills associated with working in a garage. Our workshop features industry-standard equipment and kit, exactly like a working garage. We also have a strong partnership with the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI), so employers know an automotive qualification from The Cornwall College Group means you have the very best skills as a mechanic or technician.

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Diploma in Engineering Technologies

Level 1 • Full-time • Cornwall College Camborne, Cornwall College St Austell


Engineering shapes the world around us, from the machines at the heart of industry to the electronic devices we use at home – engineering is the future. There’s no better place to start your career in this exciting industry than here at Cornwall College. If you’ve ever had a fascination for how things are made, or improving the way something works, then a career in engineering could be for you. This course is your first introduction to the world of engineering, where you’ll develop the essential skills and discover the different opportunities that a hi-tech career can offer. The engineering programme at Level 1 is best suited if you are considering a career in Engineering. The course will provide you with the essential core skills required as an engineer. You will gain exposure to a real life engineering workshop and undertake practical assessments using relevant industry equipment and technology. You will also learn how to work within a team and develop on your literacy and numeracy skills. You will be using traditional engineering equipment commonly found in many engineering and manufacturing employers in Cornwall. At Cornwall College we have enthusiastic and highly skilled engineering tutors who are fully committed to helping you develop the skills, knowledge and experience needed to becoming a fully qualified engineer.

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  Facilities

The Space

Cornwall College St Austell student zone called The Space - wide shot of whole room

At our St Austell campus we have a brand new student social area, The Space.

Fully furnished with lounge seating, a chill-out room to watch DVDs, a pool table, dart board, and multiple video game consoles – it is a great place to spend time with friends in between lessons.

All design decisions were driven by our learner voice. This space, “The Space”, is for them.

The Bay

Students getting food in Bicton College's restaurant

The Bay cafeteria is our dedicated outlet for all learners, visitors and staff to take a break and have access to a great range of hot meals, an extensive salad bar, snacks, hot & cold drinks and refreshments. All dietary requirements are catered for by professional, friendly staff and students alike. Opening for breakfast and lunch, please come and take advantage of our competitively priced offerings.

  Subject Areas

Access to HE
Accounting
Arts & Media
Business School
Catering
Children, Schools & Families
Construction
Digital Academy
Engineering
Foundation Learning
GCSEs & Functional Skills
Hairdressing & Beauty Therapy
Health & Social Care
Hospitality & Front of House
Motor Vehicle
Music & Performing Arts
Social Care & Health
Travel & Tourism

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  Events

Hairdressing Lecturer Recruitment Event at Cornwall College St Austell

Hairdressing Lecturer Recruitment Event at Cornwall College St Austell

3 December 2020, 17:00-19:00


Twilight Taster Evening at Cornwall College St Austell

Twilight Taster Evening at Cornwall College St Austell

19 January 2021, 17:00-19:00


University Open Day at Cornwall College St Austell

University Open Day at Cornwall College St Austell

9 February 2021, 17:00-19:30


Courses and Careers Advice Event at Cornwall College St Austell

Courses and Careers Advice Event at Cornwall College St Austell

9 February 2021, 17:00-19:30


Courses and Careers Advice Event at Cornwall College St Austell – May 2021

Courses and Careers Advice Event at Cornwall College St Austell – May 2021

20 May 2021, 17:00-19:30


  News

Vital upskilling thanks to college and care provider collaboration

Vital upskilling thanks to college and care provider collaboration

18th November 2020


In a time where upskilling care workers has never been so critical, a new cohort of students has started on the Level 5 Assistant Practitioners course at Cornwall College St Austell.

Dance student overcomes multiple tumours to pursue her dream

Dance student overcomes multiple tumours to pursue her dream

17th November 2020


A student at Cornwall College St Austell is a shining example of how to overcome challenges and reach for the stars.

Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day

Future careers take centre stage at virtual college open day

16th November 2020


Cornwall College St Austell is hosting a virtual open day for all 16-18 school leavers on Thursday 26th November 5-7pm.

Stereotypes challenged as record number of males study childcare

Stereotypes challenged as record number of males study childcare

13th November 2020


Cornwall College St Austell has seen a record number of males choosing to study Childcare.

Minister in “very positive” meeting on new college build

Minister in “very positive” meeting on new college build

16th October 2020